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Demystifying Learning Disabilities

Demystifying Learning Disabilities

Emma Lapin December 4, 2013 3

What is a learning disability? The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) defines a learning disability as “a characteristic having a negative impact on learning that affects a person’s speech, listening, thinking, reading, writing or

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The Homework Debate: Manageable or Too Much?

The Homework Debate: Manageable or Too Much?

Sarah Wagner December 4, 2013 0

It happens to most of us at some point: One assignment. Two assignments. Three.  Suddenly, it’s late—very late—and there is still more to do.  At Archer, is this the norm, or the exception

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The Eastern Star Gallery: Art and Business

The Eastern Star Gallery: Art and Business

Siena Deck November 22, 2013 0

The Eastern Star Gallery is an innovative program that seeks artists to open up discussion inside Archer and in the outside community. Archer’s Gallery brings in contemporary artists and photographers three times a year in

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Carmen Carrera: Modeling for Change

Carmen Carrera: Modeling for Change

Yasmeen Namazie November 14, 2013 1

On Nov 4, 2013, a petition circulated the Tumblr-sphere requesting that Victoria’s Secret—the largest lingerie franchise in the United States—appoint model and burlesque performer Carmen Carrera as the newest Angel. If appointed, Carmen Carrera

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Women in Engineering: IDEA Lab

Women in Engineering: IDEA Lab

Yasmeen Namazie November 4, 2013 0

It’s no secret that women are underrepresented in the field of engineering. Archer’s Science Department has been encouraging female entrepreneurship in the Engineering field

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The History of the Spooks: Halloween

The History of the Spooks: Halloween

Yasmeen Namazie October 26, 2013 3

The origins of Halloween date back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, which recognized the end of summer and the commencement of winter. But as the world has progressed and developed, have our “trick-or-treaters”

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Pei-Ying Gosselin: The Importance of Eye Contact

Pei-Ying Gosselin: The Importance of Eye Contact

Rosemary Pastron October 11, 2013 2

Pei-Ying Gosselin, a new Chinese teacher at Archer school, spoke to this reporter on Thursday, Sept. 19. She talked about a trip to she took a few summers ago that changed the way she teaches

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The Student Store; A Thriving Archer Tradition

The Student Store; A Thriving Archer Tradition

Zaire Dupont-Armstrong October 9, 2013 0

The clock’s just struck noon, and a gaggle of girls, fresh out of third period, flock to a set of wide open windows

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AP Art: “Truly Awesome”

AP Art: “Truly Awesome”

Sara Seaman October 8, 2013 2

With a wide-ranging passion for the arts recognized in Archer girls, a new course has been added this year in the visual department: AP Studio Art. It is a higher-level class for students who

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Archer’s Relationship with Fresh Lunches

Archer’s Relationship with Fresh Lunches

Sarah Wagner October 8, 2013 0

Since September 2009, Archer has been turning towards the company Fresh Lunches to provide us with our daily meal options. But what is it about Fresh Lunches that has caused us to stick with them

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